To say Kori Obert has long-standing ties to QND might be an understatement. "My oldest brother was 14 when I was born, so he was just starting out high school," Kori said. "My entire life I've been attending events here with all my siblings and my parents."
Madelyn Heinecke remembers days growing up when she would like to just stand and look across the fields of her family's farm in northeastern Adams County. She saw a future, and the associate degree in agriculture she accepted from JWCC on Friday is a big
Shelby Nelson knew from a young age that she wanted to help people as an adult. Hannibal High School's science department and pre-medical professionals organization fostered her love of science and set her sets on becoming a pediatrician.
Students in the Madison School classes of Lindsay Struck and Rachel Kincaid "jetted off" to Hawaii on Thursday to wrap up a unit on informational writing and celebrate their year of learning. Students splashed in the ocean, a kiddie pool set up in Struck's classroom, shopped for souvenirs and dug for shells on the beach. They learned a few words in Hawaiian, including "mahalo" - or thank you - which they shared with the volunteers that helped make the special day happen.
Emotions ran high at the Hannibal Board of Education meeting Wednesday evening, and now a parent of two Hannibal students is barred from stepping on school district property or attending school activities.
The Hannibal School District is considering adding metal detectors as additional safety and security measures.
John Wood Community College summer courses continue to attract students from other schools. Over the past three years, the number of students from other universities and colleges taking summer classes at JWCC has nearly doubled.